Over the past few years, various benchmarks have been discredited in the eyes of the user due to the fact that the numbers of AnTuTu, Geekbench and others do not always reflect the real situation in games and resource-intensive applications. Nevertheless, Chinese manufacturers from time to time still boast of high numbers in synthetic tests, substantiating the advantages of new products over their predecessors and competitors.
First place at DxOMark. How much does it cost to become a camera leader?
Measuring the camera capabilities of modern gadgets looks even stranger. But here there is not much variety: the DxOMark ball rules. Despite the extremely dubious ratings and the methodology for compiling them, where there is simply no top score, and the evaluation criteria are very abstract, the efforts of many media DxOMark has become almost more popular than AnTuTu, although it was difficult to imagine this just recently. This is also used by vendors. In particular, Xiaomi has repeatedly recorded the result of DxOMark during the presentation as one of the indicators of the success of its work. Continue reading
The world was struck by a new disease that swept all walks of life and had no age restrictions. It is spreading rapidly, has already acquired the form of an epidemic. Photo: Depositphotos It all began for doctors with the fact that in 2010 a survey was conducted in England in order to find out what the role of mobile phones is in modern life. It was possible to answer in any form.
When summarizing the results of the survey, the answers were distributed taking into account their semantic orientation. It turned out not at all what was expected. It turned out that over half of the respondents (53%) noted the presence of a mobile phone as a negative factor. Cause? It was indicated quite clearly: a constant state of anxiety due to fear of missing an important message. And this can happen if the phone is discharged, is in an unstable communication zone, money is out of balance or a call signal is not heard. Continue reading
Instead of talking on a cell phone, many people prefer to send a short text message to their interlocutor – SMS. But at the same time, few people know that the word spoken and the word written sometimes have the property to mislead. How? Photo: pixabay.com During the conversation, you can ask something again, if it’s not entirely clear, but you won’t always “ask again” with SMS, as the meaning is perceived unambiguously and without shades.
Need an example? The couple had a big fight. All day they did not call each other and did not send SMS. Toward evening, while at work, the husband receives an SMS of the following content: – Vasya, buy chicken. The husband sends SMS: – Good. Kisses. At the end of this message, he forgets to put a question mark. Waiting for an answer, but it is not. Returning home from work, the husband forgets to go to the supermarket and buy chicken. Continue reading